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Dreyfus

[drey-fuh s, drahy-; French drey-fys] /ˈdreɪ fəs, ˈdraɪ-; French dreɪˈfüs/
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Alfred
[al-frid;; French al-fred] /ˈæl frɪd;; French alˈfrɛd/ (Show IPA),
1859–1935, French army officer of Jewish descent: convicted of treason 1894, 1899; acquitted 1906.
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Dreyfus

/ˈdreɪfəs; French drɛfys/
noun
1.
Alfred (alfrɛd). 1859–1935, French army officer, a Jew whose false imprisonment for treason (1894) raised issues of anti-semitism and militarism that dominated French politics until his release (1906)
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